Patient Care Technician (PCT)WIA Approved

The Patient Care Technician is a multi-skilled health care worker who initially earns a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and then gains additional skills to perform routine patient care treatments including simple lab tests, EKG’s, simple dressing changes, phlebotomy.

Course Description: This 154 hour, 14 week program prepares students to work in long term care facilities, hospitals, and private duty. This program is taught with a combination of lecture, hands-on practical lab exercises, and real-world clinical experience conducted off-campus at an actual medical facility. This program is designed to prepare Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) to function as multi-skilled care providers in a variety of health-care settings and to increase employers’ abilities to meet their workforce needs. It is designed to prepare an individual to work in a hospital, long-term care setting or a skilled nursing facility. The technician will receive education on standard and universal health care precautions, therapeutic communication techniques, English and math skills, customer service, patient care delivery systems, current technology usage, and Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy safety.

Requirements: Current Connecticut CNA license and CPR certification





Session(s) Currently Offered

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CRN:
1764
 
Days:
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Dates:
3/2/2015 - 6/24/2015
 
Times:
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Room:
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Instructor:
tBD
 
Tuition:
$2995

(Fee includes textbooks, uniforms and certification exam)

Lecture
60 hours

Mondays & Wednesdays
March 2, 2015 – June 1, 2015
(No lecture 3/16, 3/18, 5/25)
4:00pm – 6:30pm
Lafayette Hall A208

Lab
48 hours

Tuesdays
March 3, 2015 – May 26, 2015
(No lab 3/17)
4:00pm – 8:00pm
Lafayette Hall A208

Clinical
36 hours

Saturdays
May 9, 2015 – June 20, 2015
(No clinical 5/23)
8:30am – 3:00pm
Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport, CT

Exam Review
10 hours

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, June 22, 23, 24
4pm – 7:20pm
Lafayette Hall A208

NHA Exam

Wednesday, June 30, 2015
Time and Location TBD